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ABC
Jul 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in baltimore county and baltimore city. bge still has out of town crews helping repair the damage. they say the majority are out of the homes and not big sections of the neighborhood. if you or a loved one are still without power you should contact bge. right now the call center is staffed 24 hours a day. you can contact them through the website and you can get in touch with them by twitter and facebook as well. >>> like we just said many are just a few houses on the street here or there while the rest of the neighborhood has power. we found one of those outages in a home where power is the only way for the people there to get to bed. tony talked to a woman named judi about why she has been sleeping on the couch in the past week. >> reporter: you have everything. >> christian has something to statement. >> is the camera work something. >> reporter: and hopes the power company is listening. >> i need to talk to you. >> reporter: they had to sit outside tonight to beat the heat inside. >> i'm -- if she gets to hot. she may go into seizures. >> reporter: she has cp and walks with two canes
NBC
Jul 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
was pronounced dead on the scene. state police are waiting on the medical examiner's report. baltimore city police officer is recovering from minor injuries after a car crash downtown. it happened friday night. we're told another person was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. still no word on the circumstances surrounding the crash or who was at fault. city officers are looking for suspects in two overnight shootings, both in west baltimore. the first have been around 10:30 on friday night. we're told the victim was able to walk to the hospital for treatment for gunshot wound to the paste. an 18-year-old man was shot on baker street. he was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound in the lower back. he is expected to survive. both men were involved in physical altercations leading up to the shootings. police are asking for your help in locating in missing teenager. 15-year-old cameron wilkerson was last seen on thursday on edison avenue. he was last seen wearing a white shirt with white shorts and black sneakers. we're told he suffers developmental disabilities. anyone with information
ABC
Jul 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
customers. about 11,000 customers are still in the dark. the large majority of them in baltimore city and baltimore county. stay with abc 7 for news on complete coverage of the efforts to restore power to the region and the struggle with the record heat. log on to wjla.com or check our facebook and twitter sites for every single development. the battle over the economy took center stage in the race for the white house. disappointing jobs numbers led to presumptive gop nominee mitt romney to attack president obama setting. the economy added 80,000 jobs last month. that is a disappointing number. the president visited two key rust belt states during a rally. the president hopes a campaign stop in youngstown ohio today as well. a restaurant owner and eastern ohio who hosted president obama for breakfast died hours after his appearance. 70-year-old ann harris went into cardiac arrest on the way to the hospital. just hours earlier she hugged the president. the white house says mr. obama later called the daughter to offer his condolences. bob ryan is keeping a close watch on the warnings as
CBS
Jul 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
: nine heat related deaths now reported in maryland, five in baltimore city, two in montgomery county, and friday a new gas reported in baltimore county. >> it's somebody's family member and you know that's why we tell people to prepare and we tell people to check on each other. >> reporter: that's just what the city is doing, volunteers going door to door in powerless neighborhoods. another emergency command center now set up at the northern community action center. the african american festival set to begin on saturday, forecasted to be the hottest day of the week. now organizers are taking added precautions. >> i don't think it's ever been this hot for this event. >> reporter: special air- conditioned tents have been brought in. >> we have missing tents throughout the festival and the mta is bringing in cooling buses. >> reporter: with more than half a million people expected, extra ems units will be on scene and roaming the clouds to keep an eye out for anyone who might be overheating. >> reporter: workers setting up for the big event know just how hot it is. >> it's draws the hea
CBS
Jul 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
. meghan mccorkell has the latest on the growing health concerns. >> good morning. baltimore city officials have now extended a state of emergency for another week as the heat continues to bear down on the city. >> the blazing hot sun taking its toll. >> incredibly shot. >> i have no energy. >> turn ing deadly. >> these temperatures are dangerous. >> nine heat related deaths now reported in maryland, five in baltimore city, two in montgomery county, one in wycomico and friday a new one in baltimore county. >> it's somebody's family member. that's why we tell people to prepare and check on each other. >> that's just what the city is doing. volunteers going door to door in powerless neighborhoods. another emergency command center now set up at the northern community action center. the african american festival is set to begin on saturday, forecasted to be the hottest day of the week. now organizers are are -- are are taking added pre-- are taking added precaution. >> we have missing tents. they're bring ing in cooling buses. >> with more than half a million people expected, extra ems units
CBS
Jul 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
new heat-related outages. in baltimore county there is more than 2,000 in the dark. baltimore city almost 800. and howard county there is still more than 600 customers still in the dark this evening. this heat wave is not only griping maryland. drew levinsohn reports that much of the country is baking during this summer sizzle. >> reporter: people from the midwest to the east coast sweated through another blistering day. >> hot. really hot. >> i'm completely drenched. >> reporter: temperatures soared above 100 degrees in several cities, including philadelphia, washington and st. louis. utility companies are stressed. >> the heat always gives us a challenge. we expect scattered outedges. >> reporter: the national weather service issued heat warnings for half the country. this heat wave has health officials very concerned. the new york health department has urged its residents to avoid staying outside too long and asked them to look in on their neighbors. especially the elderly. in chicago authorities say a 64-year-old woman apparently dropped dead from heat exhaustion inside her apa
MSNBC
Jul 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
million hole in the city's budget. so we spoke with chief kevin cartright, spokesman for the baltimore fire department, and he told us the firefighters in the company would be reassigned elsewhere and the cuts would save the city $2.2 million over the next fiscal year. the weather ironically has given the three-lame duck fire companies new life. they have been open since the storm and they will get to stay open a little longer. two, until monday and one until october 1st. but with more inclement weather possible this weekend, who's to say what they need? the baltimore firefighters union said it perfectly this week in this quote. the fire department is nothing short of an insurance company. you cannot predict when things are going to happen. so baltimore isn't the only city that's had to make big public sector sacrifices like this to stay afloat in the economy. up next, what is it going to mean for us this summer with so many cities going broke just when we really need their help. they have names like idle time books and smash records and on small business saturday they remind a nation
NBC
Jul 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
schools in baltimore city but first, here's a look at some of the events going on around town this weekend. >> in this morning's education alert, local school systems will spend the better part of their weekend crunching numbers from m.s.a., maryland school assessments. results will be made public first thing tuesday morning. it's given to kids grade three through eight. it will give administrators a look at how well students are doing reading and in math. >> we've heard so much about the poor conditions of baltimore school buildings and the billions it will cost to fix the problem. now the city's school system is getting unexpected help. 11 education reporter tim tooten has that story. >> this middle school has been home base for these missionaries helping to spruce up dozens of city schools. >> this group of teens is from virginia, new york and connecticut. they're here in city schools cleaning and stacking and serving by choice. >> they actually pay to come to the camp and they give up a week of their summer. they just sign up and fill up the application and that's pretty much that.
FOX News
Jul 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
it if it drops those temps a little bit. yellow includes big cities like baltimore, philadelphia, new york, and up towards hartford, connecticut the threat for severe weather today. likely some very strong winds will be the worst of it we saw what those winds can do with that big directional event we had last week in d.c. we could be talking about nasty weather here. the fortunate side is behind that there is cooler air moving. in tomorrow you see the temps there towards chicago, down to around 83. same with cleveland. and we are still warm here across areas a little bit in towards ohio valley. by the time we get towards the day on monday. that should say monday there. sorry about that going to be cooling down for a lot of people. temps back into the 80's, back where we should be, out across the west. there is improvement coming but we have got to get to the day on monday and then a big imprvment. in fact, much of the next week for the eastern part of the country is looking absolutely beautiful so we'll take it it be careful for the rest of this weekend. guys? >> movie theater. i don't kno
FOX News
Jul 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
city, philadelphia, baltimore, washington, d.c., norfolk, virginia and back towards chicago and detroit. and cincinnati. all these areas another scorcher of a day. take a look at your temps where you are right now. the heat indices right now. factor in the humanity, -- humidity. 87 in st. louis. this has just gone on and on and when your overnight temperatures don't cool down, your house doesn't cool down and that causes the big big problems. take a look at your forecast for the day today. obviously all about heat in the areas of the northeast. today likely the warmest day we have seen so far this year. so a very very hot one. we will see a few pop-up thunderstorms because it's also humid with it. by the afternoon, a front is going to move through at least across areas like boston, hartford in towards new york city by this evening and drop temperatures but we will see some big significant storms, down to the southeast, also hot, we will see some very significant showers and thunderstorms as well. but look at that 106 in wichita. and into the northern plains, this is where you can start
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
this weekend and has forced the mayor to extend the state of emergency for baltimore. >> they he has gotten so bad that they held an emergency meeting over the phone to extend the executive order that declared the city in a state of emergency. after last week's storm, all of the heat, the mayor issued the executive order. the city will remain in a state of emergency for a week and will be eligible for recovery efforts. in the meantime, crews are braving the heat as they set up for this week's african-american festival. >> we will be doing some frequent hydration. you can see what people are taking it easy. >> temperatures are expected to climb well into the triple digits. festival organizers are implementing safety precautions. >> we have cooling fans so people can go. we have tens - -tensts across the festival. "they have fully powered air conditioning units to help people beat the heat. they are urging people to avoid going out in the heat. be sure to take the proper precautions. >> stay out of the sun as much as possible. where white clothing, go in the shade. >> they have seen an increase
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
southeast to baltimore where he spent two days. from there, he headed north to philadelphia where he rested for a night, he said before moving on to new york city. the details, it seems were meant to throw off any likely pursuers. if banks had escaped as he states in the letter of the 13th of february he could not have arrived in new york two days later given the stops he had made on the way. but buck -- the person who rented him was not fooled. he suspected banks had gone directly to philadelphia. he sent advertisements announcing the escape to a local slave traders in washington county. in the hope they could cut banks off short of free territory. unfortunately for buck the slave traders were at that time in pennsylvania doing business. there are some suggestion at least among the slave holders in virginia that banks had not acted alone. edward masse suspected he had left in the company of his brother, as i said. while it is not clear that banks had worked with others there had seemed to be a number of other escapes from the area around the same time which suggests the degree of co lugs a
CSPAN
Jul 6, 2012 10:30pm EDT
was john anderson, a 25-year-old baltimore slave who had been hired out by his owner for many years and so had lived relatively freely as so many others did in the port city. his friend nettles, a free black lent him his free papers, complicating the picture further is the fact that anderson had been brought on board by his landlord and a young woman. the implication is that the landlord was white. at a time when local observers worried about the existence of elements of the underground railroad in the city, it seems that anderson had the help of net lts, his landlord and an unnamed woman in planning his escape. it was the sort of alliance that haunted southerners. captain rogers faced two problems. one, he knew under maryland law and baltimore ordinances he could be held liable for anderson's escape. secondly he was determined to recover his $23. he concluded best way to resolve both problems was to keep anderson on board rather than put him on shore in norfolk or some other port along the coast where he would be forced to answer potentially embarrassing questions. once the ship dropped a
CNN
Jul 7, 2012 8:00am PDT
potentially today. and new york, all these cities, new york, philadelphia, down toward washington and baltimore even, what we could see potentially throughout this afternoon, bow-shaped lines of thunderstorms and paths of wind damage. so, that is the potential. so, unfortunately, with the cooldown comes, we're going to see the frontal lifting mechanism that will fire off some severe storms, potentially, today. and also when we come back, we'll talk a little bit more also about the floods we're seeing in the west and we'll do that coming up with more on the heat and how long we'll see it and where the new heat wave comes, randi. >> all right. a lot to keep an eye on. >> yes. >> thank you. >>> overseas, too much rain is the problem in southern russia. flash flooding has killed now almost 100 people. you can see entire city streets were completely submerged. cars are stranded. floodwaters rose more than 20 feet while people were asleep. some people were rescued by police after seeking refuge on roofs and in trees. >>> relations between the u.s. and afghanistan have begun a new chapte
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
are some ideas about trimming spending. what would you do to get city spending under control? baltimore, maryland, on our independent line. caller: thank you for taking my call. it is time the start laying off all these politicians, 80% of them. get rid of their staff and cut their benefits. they are making more money than anybody else in the state and the taxpayers have to foot the bill for their medical benefits. it is time they start paying their fair share. host: do you have a concern that that would discourage your average citizen for running for office if they could not afford to do it without having another job? caller: let them do with another job. host: what else would you do? caller: the taxpayers are working two and three jobs. why should we have to foot the bill to pay their medical benefits and their big salaries? there is way to mentee representatives and the state of maryland and across the country. the house of representatives? the senate? there is 435 members of the house of representatives. let's cut that down to about 100. all their staff and make them pay for their b
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